Category Archives: Mylopotamos

1224 – new wine from Mylopotamos, "The best red wine of Greece ever tasted"?

In post nr 2546 of the Agioritikes Mnimes (our fellow blogger Keliotes) shows us a Greek webshop with products from monasteries/Mount Athos. My special interest lies with the wines and to my surprize the vineyard of Mylopotamos came with a … Continue reading

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1043 – 2009 Trip to Athos: from Mylopotamos to Filotheou, day 2 – 1

We woke up early on our second day on Mt. Athos to see the sun rize. A rich breakfast at Mylopotamos with Father Ioachim, Father Prodromos and Bas Father Ioachim prepaired a take-away lunch for us, properly packed in plastic. … Continue reading

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1039 – 2009 Trip to Athos: Mylopotamos library day 1 – 22

To end day one I will show the pictures of the library of Mylopotamos. First of all I have to thank father Ioachim for taking the time to show us this special place and secondly our thanks go to Giannis, … Continue reading

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1035 – 2009 Trip to Athos: Mylopotamos kitchen and dinner: day 1 – 21

The kitchen of the famous Father Epifanios (building E on the plan in post 1032) Large pans hanging on the wall The fire place where Father Epifanios cooks his food In the lower part of building E there is a … Continue reading

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1032 – 2009 Trip to Athos: Mylopotamos main building day 1 – 20

A. the old tower, founded by Athanasius and libraryB. balcony overlooking the seaC. the chapel and a reception roomD. small courtyard Today we take a closer look at the main building, with the old tower, dating from the 10th century … Continue reading

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1029 – An evening at the library

Sometimes all things fit. That late September day in Mylapotamus was such a day. After we arrived (see post 2022) on foot from Karyes we set ourselves on the terrace. There is a splendid view, a beautiful coastline, vineyards in … Continue reading

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1027 – 2009 Trip to Athos: Mylopotamos wines, day 1 – 19

The vines of Mylopotamos In blogs 775 and 776 I introduced you to the fine wines of Mylopotamos. Finally the time was come to have a look at the vinery myself: The new ‘vinery’ building on the right, with the … Continue reading

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1022 – Trip to Athos: Mylopotamos, day one, 18

Mylopotamos – Father Ioachim, who lives 19 years at the “Eastern Athos Riviera”(see text below) In the books I’ve got about Mt. Athos information about Mylopotamos is scarce. Even most of maps that were published in the past decades forgot … Continue reading

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1020 – 2009 Trip to Athos: Mylopotamos, day 1 – 17

After leaving the beautiful monastery Iviron and 3 of our friends – who spend the night in Iviron – we continued our walk to the final destination of our first day on Mt. Athos, Mylopotamos. Our final destination day 1: … Continue reading

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970 – Wine barrels

One of the best photo’s B. Kamps made during our stay sept 2009. When the evening falls over Mylopotamos.The same situation the next day. In the background the mountain.hv

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